Richard Bowen

Sunday, January 27, 2002

Richard I. Bowen, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center.

He was born April 3, 1934, in Van Buren, Mo., son of Ira and Elsie Shenks Bowen. He and Wanda Derrington were married in Cape Girardeau in 1981.

He owned Bowen Engineering for 22 years and was an engineer for 45 years. He was a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Christopher Bowen of Jackson, Mo.; a daughter, Andrea Bowen of Oregon; two stepsons, Chris Leuckel of Jefferson City, Mo., and Tim Leuckel of Cape Girardeau; a stepdaughter, Kathryn Awbrey of Fort Smith, Ark.; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. today at Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum.